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Address: Chepstow, Wales
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A wistful place of walks, river and history

After a dinner across the road at the Pub, I wandered leisurely down to the river and walked along it to some structures on the other side that I found out later, were the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a dinner across the road at the Pub, I wandered leisurely down to the river and walked along it to some structures on the other side that I found out later, were the footings for a railway bridge of a century or two ago. I met a Dutch couple at the same place who keep coming back to this... More 

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Chepstow, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mystical valley, with a rich variety of trees and colours. The Wye river separates the two countries of Wales and England. There is an array of pubs and eating places along the valley, the best one by far being the one next door to the Abbey, so you can get the best of two worlds - lovely views and lovely... More 

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Thank Sian R
Chepstow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have lived in nearby Chepstow for some 45 years. Locally it has always been argued not to buy a house in Tintern in that in the summer it is like a goldfish bowl and the winter being in a valley one never sees sunlight. Whilst one pub covers both visitors and locals the main pub is the Anchor and... More 

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Honiton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

A nice place for a quick stop . . .Make sure you walk up the hill opposite the abbey to look at the derelict church and graveyard. It's actually much more interesting than the abbey. Shops are expensive

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kent
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Lovely views and great place to visit. Tea rooms, pubs, hotels, bed & breakfast all local. relaxing and right on the river Wye.

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Thank KentSharon02
Chepstow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This village is a magnet which draws people every year. Tucked away in the Wye Valley, it offers some great places to visit - all within walking distance. Tintern Tea Rooms by the river is set on the site of the old railway station. The Victorian station building and some carriages are used as shops and a restaurant. This was... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We spend there 3 days, very nice place, lovely views and plenty to do. Our recommended are: abbey, devil's pulpit, food at Anchor and walk along the river. Great little coffee shops and places to sit or buy souvenirs. Would like to visit again.

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Thank m0nikazet
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Very picturesque place - Take time to explore a bit further than just visiting the famous abbey. The Tintern Trail is a great little walk up the valley and it goes past some of the fascinating industrial heritage sites that bear testament to the historical past of this place. Believe it or not Tintern used to be a hum of... More 

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Thank Albia-Newton
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88 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is just a quick 10-15 drive from Chepstow, Wales along a beautiful forested road. The Abby is obviously very old and strategically located along the Wye River.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a long weekend in Tintern, enjoying a much needed quiet break. We enjoyed the abbey and some great walks along the river and up to Devils Pulpit. We found the second hand bookshop and had a good browse and reminice over the collection of children's books. We enjoyed good meals at the hotel and nearby pubs, the food... More 

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